Ormond Beach Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Thursday morning. A lone suspect entered the bank and approached the counter.
The suspect abruptly jumped over the counter, grabbed a cash drawer from the teller line, and emptied it into a bag he carried. The suspect then ran from the bank. He never showed a weapon or implied that he had one. Ormond Beach Police units quickly set up a perimeter assisted by units from the Volusia County Sheriff's Office, Holly Hill and Daytona Beach Police. The Sheriff's helicopter and a K-9 unit are still checking the area at this time.
The suspect is described as a heavy set black male approximately 6'3 inches tall and about 285 lbs. He was wearing a long sleeve blue shirt and blue jeans with some type of a yellow vest on similar to a traffic safety vest. The suspect also wore a black and yellow ball cap. He was last seen running north from the bank parking lot.
Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact Ormond Beach Police at 677-0731 or Crimestoppers at 1-888-277-TIPS (8477).
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